Fee cut designed to help Florida teachers

Fee cut designed to help Florida teachers

The Florida State Board of Education has announced a fee cut designed to help teachers.

The board said it voted to lower first-time and re-take registration fees for certification exams that are required to earn a teaching certificate.

A sample of the fee reductions, according to FDOE:

Registration to retake one of the four General Knowledge subtests will drop from $150 to $32.50;

First-time registration for all subject area exams will drop from $200 to $150, and retakes will drop from $220 to $150;

First–time registration for the full battery of Prekindergarten/Primary or Elementary Education tests will drop from $200 to $150;

Registration to retake one of the Prekindergarten/Primary or Elementary Education subtests will drop from $150 to $37.50;

Registration to retake two of the Prekindergarten/Primary or Elementary Education subtests will drop from $200 to $75;

Registration to retake three of the Prekindergarten/Primary or Elementary Education subtests will drop from $220 to $112.50;

Registration to retake the full battery of Prekindergarten/Primary or Elementary Education subtests will drop from $220 to $150.

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